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Bugs In The System by Karen Otto (ebook review).

June 28, 2018 | By | Reply More
Bugs In The System by Karen Otto (ebook review).

‘Bugs In The System’ consists of three novelettes set in an area of space known as the Void. After a somewhat mysterious prologue in which some beings are downloading their consciousness into robot duplicates, we move onto ‘Part One: Collective Revelations’. A crew of aliens are escorting a deadly prisoner back to their military base. […]

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The Art Of Solo: A Star Wars Story by Phil Szostak (book review).

June 28, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Art Of Solo: A Star Wars Story by Phil Szostak (book review).

With the dust having settled on ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ and the franchise’s own fandom becoming entangled in a Sarlacc pit of self-loathing that has reportedly caused Disney and Lucasfilm to review the next planned movies, how refreshing it is to lose oneself in one another of Abrams’ excellent examinations of the movies’ production […]

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Summerland by Hannu Rajaniemi (book review)

June 28, 2018 | By | Reply More
Summerland by Hannu Rajaniemi     (book review)

In a complete change from his high concept, far future ‘Jean le Flambeur’ trilogy, Hannu Rajaniemi takes us back to 1938 for his latest novel, ‘Summerland’. It’s a world of espionage, brewing conflict and political intrigue, set amongst various government departments where Rachel White is trying to discover the truth behind a Russian defector’s claim […]

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Nano-Bytes by Daniel C. Smith (ebook review)

June 27, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
Nano-Bytes by Daniel C. Smith   (ebook review)

‘Nano-Bytes’ is a collection of short-shorts by Daniel C. Smith which I bought because I rather liked ‘3 Of A Perfekt Pear’, his collection of long short stories. First up is ‘Macro-Virus’, an amusing tale about a grad student on an exploratory hike in Chaco Canyon, an important native American historical site with two professors […]

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Desperately Seeking Susan Foreman by Richard Kirby (book review).

June 26, 2018 | By | Reply More
Desperately Seeking Susan Foreman by Richard Kirby (book review).

I wasn’t really sure what to expect from Richard Kirby’s book, ‘Desperately Seeking Susan Foreman’ other than the fact that this was a revised edition of his attempt at getting actress Carole Ann Ford’s photo/autograph from ‘Doctor Who’, which is not really a spoiler as he shows it in the opening chapter. His main ambition […]

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The Raven (Philip J. Riley’s Nightmare Series book 3) by Eunice Sudak (book review)

June 21, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Raven (Philip J. Riley’s Nightmare Series book 3) by Eunice Sudak (book review)

I chose ‘The Raven’ from BearManor Media’s ‘Philip J. Riley’s Nightmare Series’ books mainly because I was familiar with this 1963 film. Just in case you don’t know, its three stars were Vincent Price, Peter Lorre and Boris Karloff with Hazel Court, Olive Sturges and Jack Nicholson in supporting roles. It was one of the […]

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The Poppy War by R.F. Kuang (book review).

June 21, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Poppy War by R.F. Kuang (book review).

Rin lives in a backwater town with adoptive parents who use her as free labour. She knows that the only way to get out of there and make a life of her choosing is to get accepted to the most prestigious military academy in the country, Sinegard. Yet how can she, a poorly educated commoner, […]

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Queen Of Shadows (Throne Of Glass book 4) by Sarah J Maas (book review).

June 20, 2018 | By | Reply More
Queen Of Shadows (Throne Of Glass book 4) by Sarah J Maas (book review).

‘Queen Of Shadows’ is book four in the ‘Throne Of Glass’ series by Sarah J Maas, I believe this will eventually be a seven book series with other added novellas. This is her series about Celaena Sardothien. In this book, Celaena Sardothien has returned to Rifthold but, this time as her own person, no longer […]

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Obsidio – The Illuminae Files part 3 by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff (book review).

June 19, 2018 | By | Reply More
Obsidio – The Illuminae Files part 3 by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff (book review).

‘Obsidio’ is the third and final book in ‘The Illuminae Files’. Please don’t read this review unless you’ve read Illuminae’ and ‘Gemina’, or there may be spoilers and most of it probably won’t make much sense to you neither. This time, along with some of the people from books one and two, we are following […]

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Where Angels Fear To Tread (a Remy Chandler novel book 4) by Thomas E Sniegoski (book review).

June 19, 2018 | By | Reply More
Where Angels Fear To Tread (a Remy Chandler novel book 4) by Thomas E Sniegoski (book review).

Remy Chandler is a detective. This is a marked change from his former life as a warrior angel and God’s right fist. Day to day, he struggles to control the angel which lives semi-dormant in his human body. His supernatural nature means he is able to handle the more out-there cases. He can move between […]

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